Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Department of Medicine

Building upon our Bronx roots, our mission is to improve the health of the people and communities we serve through compassionate, patient-centered care, scientific discovery, humanistic education, community engagement, and absolute commitment to social justice.

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Alyson Myers

Associate Chair

Dr. Alyson Myers

Meet Our Associate Chair

A Message from Our Associate Chair

Dr. Alyson Myers, associate chair of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), describes department of medicine programs and initiatives aimed at increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the healthcare workplace both at Montefiore Einstein and beyond. This includes, but is not limited to, increasing the diversity of trainees and members of the department of medicine; creating an inclusive workspace for all department members; devising health equity metrics; and training members of the department on issues of DEI.

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Our Newsletter

Our Newsletter


We are pleased to announce the launch of enCOMPASS, the department of medicine’s quarterly newsletter that focuses exclusively on topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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enCOMPASS Archive


Missed Our Diversity Open House?

Well, you are in luck. We have it all covered. Watch the proceedings from our fall 2022 Diversity Open House, featuring leadership from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, including the dean, chair of the department of medicine, associate chair of DEI, and director of diversity affairs, speaking about the department’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

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Information for students

Information for Students

Visiting Medical Student Elective Program

Visiting Medical Student Elective Program: K619 Navigating Care for Marginalized Patients, Populations, and Providers

The Visiting Student Elective (June3-30, 2024) is open to Internal Einstein students and visiting medical students (from LCME-accredited medical schools) who have an interest in health care disparities. The elective will assist students with inpatient and/or outpatient exposure for four weeks of either dermatology or primary care/medicine subspecialties.

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  • Department Of Medicine Diversity Council
  • Residency and Fellowship Programs

Non-Discrimination Against and Accommodation of Individuals with Disabilities (including Pregnancy)

Montefiore Einstein complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and applicable state and local laws (including the New York City Human Rights Law) providing for nondiscrimination in employment for qualified individuals with disabilities (including pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition).

Our related policies apply to all Associates (including, but not limited to, employed physicians, attending physicians, house staff, students, volunteers) and vendors, independent contractors, and agency workers and applicants.

Any applicant or Associate who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job may refer to the following policies:

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Diversity at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Einstein Office of Diversity and Inclusion - furthering our legacy of equity

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